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I am obsessed with making impact beyond academics – UNILORIN lecturer turned singer says



Dr Abdulwaheed Isiaq, nicknamed Theorist, a musician and lecturer within the Division of Political Science on the College of Ilorin, has acknowledged that he intends to introduce Hip Hop music properly past school campus.

The lecturer cum singer in an interview with Saturday Beats say:
“The spectrum of teachers is broad. As soon as one boards the bus, it could possibly take one wherever. I remembered vividly that it (music profession) began whereas I used to be conducting a analysis on hip-hop and fuji artistes in Nigeria. I found one other space of analysis which I titled, ‘The place of training and skills exhibition in Africa’. I realised that whereas skills might rule the world, training can assist to enhance then. So, one wants not sacrifice training for one’s expertise, and vice versa. Anybody who has as a lot enthusiasm as I do would all the time discover past the partitions of lecture rooms and libraries.

I’m obsessive about making influence past teachers. I additionally wish to attain out to the widespread man on the market. I wish to be remembered for altering the world with teachers and good music.”

When requested what conjures up him to jot down songs, he responded;


“God is the primary motivator. However principally, three issues lured me to the studio and glued my palms to the pen. The primary is books. Second is society, and the third is my life experiences.

I’m a bookworm who’s all the time obsessive about something teachers. I like analysis and I like to learn. At any time when I begin studying about an intriguing socio-political or financial phenomenon, I all the time really feel the necessity to search for a method to coin them into lyrics and make it easy for the widespread man to know the significance of such. A lot of life’s classes are hidden on the pages of a e book. I’m a poet as properly and have written fairly a variety of poems.

My life experiences embody my life journey, travails and classes learnt. I don’t need folks to be discouraged by their present conditions. One’s background doesn’t decide one’s future. Issues are usually not simple on the market, so I all the time draw inspiration from my life experiences, and search for how I might assist youths develop and develop in all ramifications.”

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